Ice-Pick Lodge

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Ice-Pick Lodge
Private
IndustryVideo games
Founded2002; 18 years ago (2002)
FounderNikolay Dybowski
Headquarters,
Russia
Websiteice-pick.com

Ice-Pick Lodge is a Russian video game developer based in Moscow, founded in 2002 by Nikolay Dybowski. The studio became well-known in Russia after releasing its first project Pathologic, which quickly gained critical acclaim and won several major Russian awards.

Games[edit]

Title Details

Original release date(s):[1]
  • RU: June 9, 2005
  • UK: 2006
Release years by system:
2005 – Microsoft Windows
Notes:



Original release date(s):[3][4][5]
  • RU: April 17, 2008
  • UK: October 23, 2009
  • WW: December 16, 2009
Release years by system:
2008 – Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • A horror adventure game about soul trapped in "The Void"
  • While the original Russian version was published by ND Entertainment, the English version available on Steam is self-published.[5]
  • Won the "Most Non-Standard Game" award at the Russian Game Developers Conference in 2007.[6]



Original release date:[7]
April 21, 2011
Release years by system:
2011 – Microsoft Windows
Notes:



Original release date:[8]
October 4, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 – Microsoft Windows[8]
2014 – iOS [9], Android[10]
2015 – PlayStation 4[11]
2016 – PlayStation Vita[12]
2017 – Xbox One[13]
Notes:
  • A side-scrolling horror adventure game in which the player explores a cabin in the woods.
  • Self-published by Ice-Pick Lodge[13]
  • Funded by a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, which raised $41,021 prior to the game's release.[14]



Original release date:[15]
October 19, 2015
Release years by system:
2015 – Microsoft Windows
Notes:



Original release date:[16]
23 May 2019
Release years by system:
2019 — Microsoft Windows[16], Xbox One[17]
Notes:
  • A full-scale re-imagining of Pathologic
  • Planned to be released in three parts: "The Haruspex", "The Bachelor", and "The Changeling"
  • Published by tinyBuild[16]
  • Funded by a Kickstarter campaign, which raised $333,127 prior to the game's release.[18]
  • On October 28, 2019, a DLC entitled The Marble Nest was released[19]


Awards[edit]

Both Pathologic and The Void won the "Most Non-Standard Game" award at the Russian Game Developers Conference in 2005 and 2007, respectively.[2][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ice-Pick Lodge". Ice-Pick Lodge. 2005. Archived from the original on 22 February 2006.
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 February 2009. Retrieved 22 October 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "The Void on GOG.com". GOG. 2019. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Ice-Pick Lodge Forums • View topic – US release date?". Forum.ice-pick.com. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
  5. ^ a b Single-player (14 December 2009). "The Void on Steam". Store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 March 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ a b "Cargo! The Quest For Gravity – Gamespot". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  8. ^ a b Marchiafava, Jeff (9 October 2013). "Review; Knock-Knock". Game Informer. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Ice-Pick Lodge on Twitter". Twitter. 6 March 2014. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Ice-Pick Lodge on Twitter". Twitter. 29 May 2014. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Knock-Knock on PS4". PlayStation Store. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Knock-Knock on PS Vita". PlayStation Store. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Buy Knock-Knock – Microsoft Store". Microsoft Store. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  14. ^ "Knock-knock by Ice-Pick Lodge". Kickstarter. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  15. ^ a b "Pathologic Classic HD On Steam". Steam. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  16. ^ a b c Pathologic 2 - Release Date Trailer | Children of Gorkhon
  17. ^ "Buy Pathologic 2 - Microsoft Store". Microsoft Store. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  18. ^ "Pathologic (Мор.Утопия) by Ice-Pick Lodge". Kickstarter. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  19. ^ "THE MARBLE NEST IS HERE". Ice-Pick Lodge. 28 October 2019. Archived from the original on 24 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019.

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